School of Engineering


Prof Indresan Govender

Honorary Professor

Indresan Govender is Professor of Particle Technology & Mineral Processing, and Research Director of the Positron Imaging Laboratory at iThemba LABS – the only industrial positron imaging laboratory in the southern hemisphere. 
He currently serves as an executive member of the Global Comminution Collaborative (GCC), International Comminution Research Association (ICRA), Minerals to Metals Signature Theme (MtM), Centre for Minerals Research (CMR), and the Centre for Research in Computational and Applied Mechanics (CERECAM). 
He has produced over 75 publications in international journals and refereed conference proceedings, given as many talks at conferences and workshops, and raised more than 20 million Rand in research funding from industry and the NRF. He has nearly two decades of lecturing experience and has successfully supervised 35 postgraduate students, with a current cohort of 5 PhD’s, 4 MSc’s, 2 postdoctoral fellows and a Research Officer.

Research interests

  • Particle Technology
  • Granular flow
  • Mineral Processing

Research profiles